#841:  The Conservatory

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Golden Gate Park, on J. F. Kennedy Dr near intersection with Nancy Pelosi Dr, San Francisco





State Plaque



From the plaque:

California's first municipal greenhouse was completed in 1879. It was patterned after The Conservatory, Kew Gardens, England A distinguished example of late Victorian style using early techniques of mass production and assembly of simple glass units.It was given to the City of San Francisco by public-spirited citizens.

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission and California Historical Society, November 19, 1970.

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